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Automotive Noise & Vibration




9th | 10th October 2018



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The 5th ANV Congress examines the latest testing and simulation methodology used by NVH professionals. The conference aims to assist managers and engineers faced with new development challenges caused by Improved noise regulations, passenger comfort, & consumer choice that are pushing the need for greater technology to improve several aspects of noise and vibration in vehicles.

We invite professionals from vehicle manufacturers
(OEMs, car, 2 & 3 wheeler, commercial vehicles, and off highway), suppliers, universities, government & related organisations to take part by submitting a technical paper, or to simply attend. professionals working in aerospace, train & rail will also find the content relevant.

The congress will feature:

NVH hybrid and electric vehicles
Car and truck pass-by noise
Commercial and Specialty Vehicles
Engine, Powertrain and Drivetrain NVH
Experimental NVH analysis method

Heavy Vehicle and Vehicle Exterior
Impact of downsizing on NVH
New developments in NVH simulation
Noise path analysis
Numerical Methods

Aero-acoustic noise
Passive and Active NVH Control
Tire and road noise
Engine, Vehicle sound quality

New subjects for 2018

Test & Validation
Vibration Controllers

Durability & Fatigue
Utilising Shakers

Vibration Analysis

Opportunity to network

with peers and experts during seven different refreshment and networking functions over two days, including a dedicated cocktail reception.

Technical Papers

High quality scientific papers.

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where sponsors invite you to learn about related products and technology.

Previous Participants

Automotive Noise & Vibration Congress

(Pune, India, October 9-10, 2018)

Contribute to the 2018 edition of ANV & submit your abstract to

08:00 – 09:15


Session One | Opening

09:15 – 09:20

Welcome by Organizer

Including program of event, and overview of Automaker global activities for NVH in 2017

Thomas Fone
CEO – Automaker TV & Media Ltd – Sao Paulo, Brazil

09:20 – 09:30

Welcome by Technical Chair of the Conference

Dr Gotthard Rainer
Vice President, AVL List GmbH, Austria


09:30 – 10:00

Methods to minimize NVH of Electrified Powertrains

Dr Gotthard Rainer
Vice President, AVL List GmbH, Austria

10:00 – 10:30

Transmission housing redesign for best NVH performance

Balavardhan Reddy
John Deere India Pvt.Ltd., Pune

10:30 – 11:00

Analysis of Engine Mounting Bracket Materials for Strength and Modal Frequency

Santosh Ram Madireddy
Renault Nissan Technology & Business Centre India Private Ltd., Tamil Nadu

11:00 – 11:30
11:30 – 12:00

Session Three | Vehicle | Session Chair:

12:00 – 12:30

Vehicle refinement through Virtual design

Prajith J, Vinayak Sagade

12:30 – 13:00

Judder Phenomenon on the Passenger-car while take-off and possible solutions

Vijaykumar S Bagadekar, Alavilli Satya Pavan
Schaeffler India Private Limited, Tamilnadu, India

13:00 – 14:00

Session Four | COMPONENT OPTIMIZATION | Session Chair:

14:00 – 14:30

Multi-body Simulation Method in NVH Development of a 7 Speed Dual Clutch Transmission

Bharath Chikkanna
Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India Private Limited, Bangalore

14:30 – 15:00

Multi Body Dynamic Vibration Analysis For 4 Cylinder Inline Engine For Industrial Application

Manish Kumar, U. R. Gokhale
Kirloskar Oil Engine Ltd, Pune

15:00 – 15:30

Damper technology for Future Agriculture domain

Vijaykumar S Bagadekar, Radhakrishnan, Padmanaban
Schaeffler India Private Limited, Tamilnadu, India

15:30 – 16:00

Session Five | COMPONENT OPTIMIZATION | Session Chair:

16:00 – 16:30

Performance analysis of dampening devices in reducing idle rattle noise

Awzaf Mohideen, Prakash Kannan Ganesan
Valeo India Pvt Ltd, Chennai

16:30 – 17:00

Development of Multidisciplinary Design optimization methodology for BIW weight optimization

Pratik Lahane, Ganesh Gadekar
Tata Motors Ltd., Pune

17:00 – 17:30

Analysis on the Effect of Down speeding in Commercial vehicles on the Performance of Torsional dampers

Gobi Kumarasamy, Guruparan PITCHAI
Valeo India Private Limited Chennai

17:30 – 18:00

Investigation of different systems for absorbing Engine Torsional Vibrations

Rajeswaran Selvam
Valeo India Pvt Ltd, Chennai

09:00 – 09:10


09:10 – 09:40

Increasing powertrain testing efficiency through integration of NVH, torsional vibration and combustion analyses

Steven Dom, Bart Verrecas, Laurent Britte
Siemens Industry Software NV, Leuven, Belgium

S. Kumaraswamy
Siemens Industry Software, India

09:40 – 10:10

Advances in Acoustic Simulation Techniques

Kedar Deo
MSC Software Corporation

10:10 – 10:40

Active Noise Control technology to reduce the NVH countereffects of new powertrain advancements and to shape the brand sound designs – a Holistic Approach

Somasundaram Alagappan
Müller BBM Active Sound Technology GmbH, Germany

10:40 – 11:10

Different architectural assessment for EVs and its challenges in terms of NVH performance

Akshay Palkar, Vishal Gole, Harishkumar Hedau
Tata Technolgies, Pune

11:10 – 11:40


11:40 – 12:10

Noise radiated by electric motors: simulation process and overview of the optimization approaches

Pascal Bouvet, Vibratec
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

12:10 – 12:40

IC Engine and Battery Electric vehicle interior noise analysis using SEA approach

Sadanand Kulkarni, Harishkumar Hedau
Tata Technologies, India

12:40 – 14:00

SESSION EIGHT | Vehicle Noise II | Session Chair:

14:00 – 14:30

Pass-by Noise Simulation and Optimization of Powertrain Acoustic Shielding Package.

Pascal Bouvet, Vibratec
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

14:30 – 15:00

Analytical study of speakers in an Automotive Sound System

Roshin Raveendran
Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India Private Limited, Bangalore

15:00 – 15:30


15:30 – 16:00

Noise Reduction in wiring harness by alternate material

M Dinesh Kumar, Mahendra Moundekar, T Vijayan, Apurbo Kirty
Mahindra & Mahindra, India

16:00 – 16:30

Correlation of Objective and Subjective Data for Automotive Closures Noise

Anuj Kumar Jha, Rahul Ramola
Advanced Structures India Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru

16:30 – 17:00

Horn Sound Prediction for Cars for ECE-R28 using Inverse Numerical Acoustics (INA) and FE Simulation

Aswin Peedikaparambil
Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India Private Limited, Bangalore


17:00 – 17:05

Summary & Farewell

Dr. Gotthard Rainer
AVL List GmbH, Austria


Very informative platform to share what the automotive community is doing on the three fronts, namely, technology, tools and domain in the areas Controls, Measurements and Calibration in automotive industry. Fruitful opportunity to learn from colleague's experience in these areas. Mr. Shivaram Kamat
Domain Consultant, TATA Consultancy Services Ltd, -, INDIA
It was a wonderful event. CMC Congress allowed us to share our thoughts with some of the prominent automotive and industrial professionals. I really appreciate the fantastic support and help from the event organizers Automakermedia.Thank you and your support team for all of the help. Mr. Ramesh Kumar Junnuri
Technical Specialist, TATA Consultancy Services Ltd, Pune, INDIA

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Platinum Partner

AVL List GmbH

AVL is the world's largest independent company for the development of powertrain systems with internal combustion engines, as well as instrumentation and test systems. AVL acts in the following business areas:

Development of Powertrain Systems AVL develops and markets all kinds of powertrain systems, and is a competent partner to the engine and automotive industry.

Simulation In addition, AVL develops and markets simulation methods necessary for development work.

Engine Instrumentation and Test Systems The products of this business area comprise all the instruments and systems required for engine and vehicle testing.

Silver Partner


COMSOL is a global provider of simulation software for product design and research to technical enterprises, research labs, and universities. Its COMSOL Multiphysics® product is an integrated software environment for creating physics-based models and simulation apps. A particular strength is its ability to account for coupled or multiphysics phenomena. Add-on products expand the simulation platform for electrical, mechanical, fluid flow, and chemical applications. Interfacing tools enable the integration of COMSOL Multiphysics® simulations with all major technical computing and CAD tools on the CAE market. Simulation experts rely on the COMSOL Server™ product to deploy apps to their design teams, manufacturing departments, test laboratories, and customers throughout the world. Founded in 1986, COMSOL employs more than 480 people in 21 offices worldwide and extends its reach with a network of distributors.


Vibration Research

Celebrating 22 years in business, U.S.A. based Vibration Research (VR) is the leading innovator in vibration control. We listen to our customers’ needs and offer testing products, software and support that deliver unrivaled value. Our VR9500 Revolution Vibration Controller and VibrationVIEW software include patented innovations used by testing labs and engineers throughout the world. iDOF™, FDS, FDR, and Kurtosion® are a few of VR’s applications that ensure accurate and fast vibration testing. We also now offer our new data acquisition and analysis tool, the ObserVR1000. Visit us at Booth #126 to learn more!

Vibration Research is pleased to introduce the ObserVR1000. This device is fully autonomous, specially designed and engineered to provide superior value, including reliable performance, accurate testing, and user-friendly features. The ObserVR1000 does not require any special boards, special PC drivers, or even a PC. Ready to get started? Simply connect a smartphone, laptop, or PC and set up the ObserVR1000. Once set up, data can be collected with a simple press of the record button. The ObserVR1000 comes in 4 or 16 channel packages that include GPS, microphone, tachometer, high sampling rate, TEDS, and WiFi capabilities among many other options. Your confidence in field recording will never be higher. Contact your local representative today for a quote!

Location and Venue

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Pune's proximity to Mumbai, good climate, and availability of talent made it a destination for large firms like Tata Motors (TELCO then). It is one of India's most important automotive hubs, with some domestic and international auto giants manufacturing here, including Daimler Benz, MTU FN and Volkswagen. Pune is home to one of the world's three largest two-wheeler manufacturers, Bajaj Auto


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